Donald O. Wright

This article refers to the Lt. Governor. For the California Chief Justice, see Donald Wright.

Donald Orr Wright Sr. (November 18, 1892 – July 24, 1985) was a United States Republican politician from the state of Minnesota. He served in the state legislature and rose to the office of President pro Tempore of the Minnesota State Senate.

Donald O. Wright
35th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
In office
September 3, 1954 – January 3, 1955
GovernorC. Elmer Anderson
Preceded byAncher Nelsen
Succeeded byKarl Rolvaag
Personal details
Born(1892-11-18)November 18, 1892
Minneapolis, Minnesota
DiedJuly 24, 1985(1985-07-24) (aged 92)
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Verna A. Wood

In 1953, when Ancher Nelsen resigned as Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, Wright assumed that office and held it for the remainder of one term, serving with Governor C. Elmer Anderson.


Political offices
Preceded by Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
Succeeded by